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2015 Volvo S80 vs. 2014 Acura TL Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Volvo S80 offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the Acura TL with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Volvo S80, drivers may find the Acura TL a little roomier and somewhat more comfortable.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Volvo S80 as you will with the Acura TL, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Volvo S80 is somewhat more expensive than the Acura TL. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Volvo S80 and the Acura TL have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Volvo S80 is about the same width as the Acura TL. When looking at overall length, the Volvo S80 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Acura TL.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Volvo S80 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Acura TL.

Handling
The Volvo S80 has a larger turning radius than the Acura TL, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Volvo S80 is somewhat more powerful than the Acura TL.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Volvo S80 and the Acura TL. The Volvo S80 has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Acura TL.

Warranty
The Volvo S80 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Acura TL.

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2015 Volvo
S80

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MSRP*: $40,500 - $48,150

2014 Acura
TL

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MSRP*: $36,030 - $39,580
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $1,000 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: -- As low as 0.90%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 0.50%
City MPG: 19 - 25 18 - 20
Highway MPG: 28 - 37 26 - 29
Engine(s): Inline-4, Inline-6 V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $38,070 - $45,261 $33,828 - $37,113

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